Groundnut Oil, also known as Peanut oil have a high smoke point which makes it perfect for cooking or deep-frying foods. Our organic groundnuts are directly sourced from the farmers, sun dried and sent for wood cold press extraction. Regular usage of Groundnut Oil can bring us a variety of health benefits.
Extra Virgin Groundnut Oil Benefits:
- Healthy Cooking :
Wonderfully pleasant, sweet-flavored Extra Virgin Groundnut Oil is low in saturated fats, free from cholesterol, and contains essential fatty acid making it as one of the healthiest choice for cooking oils.
- Good Cholesterol :
Being a vegetable oil, Extra Virgin Groundnut Oil is a good source of plant sterols, especially β-sitosterol. Phyto-sterols competitively inhibit cholesterol absorption in the gut and thereby can reduce cholesterol levels by 10% to 15%. Its high-calorie value is because of fatty acids. Nonetheless, the oil is especially rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) like oleic acid that helps to lower LDL or “bad cholesterol” and increases HDL or “good cholesterol” in the blood.
- Natural Antioxidant :
The antioxidants in groundnut such as Vitamin E and phytochemicals help to prevent any form of inflammation which will arise as a result of damages caused by the oxidation processes in the body.
- Disease Prevention :
Extra Virgin Groundnut Oil has been found to have protective function against degenerative nerve disease, heart disease, cancers, viral/fungal infections, and Alzheimer’s disease as it contains resveratrol, a polyphenol antioxidant.
- Helps Treat Scalp Psoriasis :
The antioxidants in groundnut oil treat dandruff and in some cases, can even aid in the treatment of scalp psoriasis.
- Regulates Blood Sugar :
Manganese in peanuts helps in calcium absorption, fats and carbohydrates metabolism and sugar level regulation in blood.
- Skin Protection :
Extra Virgin Groundnut Oil contains high amounts of anti-oxidant Vitamin E, a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant. Vitamin E required for maintaining the integrity of cell membrane of mucus membranes and skin by protecting it from harmful oxygen-free radicals.
- Fights Stomach Cancer :
Poly-Phenolic antioxidants are present in the high concentrations in Extra Virgin Groundnut Oil. P-Coumaric acid has the ability to reduce the risk of stomach cancer by reducing the productions of carcinogenic nitrous-amines.
- Ideal for Fried Food :
Groundnut oil is a perfect choice for deep-frying as it can be heated to a higher temperature (smoke point -450 °F). This results in lower oil retention in the fried foods.